Cortland Weather Forecast | Thursday, January 3

Main Street and Court Street (Cortland Voice file photo)

CORTLAND, N.Y. — A clipper system will move through central New York today and bring a mix of light snow and drizzle to our area.

Overall, temperatures will be fairly mild, with highs peaking in the mid-30s. Wind gusts of 20 to 25 mph are possible during the afternoon.

Forecasters are anticipating a quiet overnight period, with temperatures falling into the mid-20s.

Winds from the south ahead of an approaching storm system will push milder air into our region on Friday. Mostly sunny skies are in the forecast with increasing clouds possible during the late afternoon hours. Temperatures could reach as high as 45 degrees.

There will mainly be rain and freezing rain Friday night into Saturday, with a chance of rain during the day on Saturday. High temperatures will be around 40 degrees, followed by lows in the upper 20s overnight. Highs on Sunday will reach into the low 40s.

Rain is expected Monday afternoon through Tuesday, though it’s unclear if it will be mostly rain or a wintry mix. There exists the potential for lake effect snow showers Tuesday night into Wednesday.